Final week, we spoke to Alessandro Stratta about his culinary journey. The globe-trotting chef received a James Beard Award for Finest Chef: Southwest for his time on the beloved Mary Elaine’s at The Phoenician, amongst different accolades and accomplishments.
After a most cancers prognosis got here a life-style change — which resulted in Stratta’s newest, health-focused restaurant, Stratta Kitchen.
It opens at this time at 11 a.m.
Stratta partnered with Real Ideas (the individuals behind The Vig and Ladera Taverna y Cocina) final fall to get issues transferring on this fast-casual, light-fare eatery, which has a Mediterranean-leaning menu.
That menu will change often and consists of a number of dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegetarian choices. It’s divided into 4 sections: greens, grains, The Items, and To Share or To not Share. Choices embrace vegetable and potato frittatas, whipped ricotta cheese and walnut romesco, and a few baked artichoke, spinach, and goat cheese dip.
Massive salads, too, full of choices like golden beets, Tuscan kale, and Moroccan-spiced eggplant. Grains embrace the Cali Coast quinoa dish, and among the many protein entrees are Alaskan sterling salmon, steak, and rooster and house-made herbed turkey sausage and grilled wild mushrooms.
Wine and craft beer, too.
Stratta gives lunch and dinner for dine-in, takeout. and supply. Stratta Kitchen is open from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. day by day at 8260 North Hayden Street, suite A102, in north Scottsdale — within the Mercado on Hayden purchasing heart.
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